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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A marriage of an American Brown Ale with a hop-centric India Pale Ale. A monster of an ale with robust malt backbone and a mean hop-streak. The beer is brewed with five different varieties of specialty malts, three hop additions during the boil and a generous dose of Citra hops during conditioning to give the beer a lively, distinctive aroma that hits the senses before the first sip is ever taken.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4977) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 21, 2016
Sent by Strykzone in a trade. Poured brown with a light tan head. Nose of roasted caramel malts, nuts, and floral hops. Medium body. Flavor is malty with some nuts, and the finish is both sour and bitter. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (313) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 19, 2016
16 oz can. Aroma is hoppy with a little sweetness. Dark mahogany color with a hint of reddish tint. Thick light tan head when poured. Very pleasant nutty malty flavor, with a nice bitterness. Med bodied. Overall, a nice combination of flavors!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
@ Destin Beer FestivalPours a nice dark brown with a touch of red. Aromas kind of nutty, with a touch of chocolate. Taste a little chocolate and nut wtih some hoppiness.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RSRIZZO (1969) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2016
16oz can (Courtesy of Headbanger) poured into a Shaker at 45. Color is a deep dark mahogany with mellow carbonation and a thin off white head. Aroma is roasted malt and hop spice. Medium bodied with a smooth mouth feel. Flavor is roasted malt, nuts and a hint of toffee then hop spice and bitterness. In the after taste the roasted flavors and bitterness leave it with a slightly dry feel. Overall its a very well done brew, well balanced and flavorful.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3612) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 14, 2015
Can Pours murky brown hue with a nice fluffy sudsy lite tan head with tons of lacing. Nose is nutty piney hops slightly sugary chocolate-very nice! Flavors are big bitter piney hops nice nutty malt balance, big bitterness from both the malt and hop combo. very nice body lush and full. Carbonation is perfect. This is a very quality beer. Long finish of piney hops and lingering nutty slightly sweet/bitter malts. good stuff!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (2099) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - JUL 2, 2015
On tap. Served a dark brown color with a tan head and good lacing. Aroma of malt, nut, caramel and a bit of citrus in the background. Taste of roasted malt, caramel, nut and slight citrus. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Medium body, smooth, quite creamy with an earthy feel. Enjoyable beer for the style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (2210) - - JUN 10, 2015
Draft. Dark brown with large off white head. Light roasted malt with citrusy and piney hops. Surprised how hoppy this is.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3554) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle. Gigantic head on the pour, very carbonated brown pour. Aroma of earth, brown malt and a nice citrus note. Nice rich malty and nutty flavor, with some earthy hops in the finish. Citrus notes emerge.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (2897) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2015
This one is dominated by milk chocolate with a roasted malt backbone. Not hoppy like an iPad so this one is mislabeled. Too much chocolate for my liking. Had at home out of a 16oz can. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2843) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - APR 3, 2015
Medium brown pour wit a beige head. The head on mine was huge. Something may have been wrong, though no infections were noticeable. Sweet malt, light citrus, light roasted malt, chocolate. A medium body. Light bitterness and a mild roasted finish. Pretty decent IBA.


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